top ski resort photo
best rank for ski resorts
rank 17

Crested Butte Mountain

Crested Butte

An historic coal mining turned ski town; Crested Butte is a place that lives and breathes outdoor adventure where the only limits are your own. An authentic destination, where crowds don't exist, zany, festive community events are a priority, and genuine family adventure awaits. With wide open beginner and intermediate...Read more

Recommendations

A friendly, unpretentiously laid back ski town brings many people to Crested Butte. The trails, however, are much friendlier to advanced and expert skiers, despite the trail map listings of blue and green terrain.

Accolades: Best Steeps, Ski #15 Western Resorts

Mountain Statistics

STATS

elevation and vertical drop of ski resort
Summit: 12,162 ft
Vertical: 3,062 ft
Base: 9,100 ft
Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
Number of Trails: 121
Acres: 1,547 Skiable Acres
Longest Run: 2.6 miles
Snowmaking: 19%
Terrain Park: Yes - 2
Night Skiing: No
Tubing Center: Yes

TERRAIN

difficulty of ski runs black diamond, blue square and green circle by percentrage
16% Expert
57% Intermediate
27% Beginner

MOUNTAINS BY STATE

LIFTS

  • 15 total:
  • 0 Gondolas/Trams
  • 4 Hi-Speed Quad/Other
  • 2 Regular Quad
  • 2 Triple
  • 3 Double
  • 4 Surface

TRAIL MAP

Ski Resort Lift Tickets & Hotels

link to save on ski lift tickets best prices LOOKING FOR A DISCOUNT ON LIFT TICKETS? CLICK HERE
link to top hotel deals at ski resort Looking for a Hotel at the Resort? VIEW DEALS

SHARE YOUR REVIEW

I’m a

An historic coal mining turned ski town; Crested Butte is a place that lives and breathes outdoor adventure where the only limits are your own. An authentic destination, where crowds don't exist, zany, festive community events are a priority, and genuine family adventure awaits. With wide open beginner and intermediate runs, great terrain parks and some of Colorado's best in-bounds extreme terrain, the mountain has something for everyone. Be sure to check out the town of Crested Butte: Colorado's Last Great Ski Town, it'll leave you wondering why you don't call this place home.

"SkiGenie is reading my mind: 2 of my skis were listed in its top 5 powder/backcountry skis for 'me'"

"Ride the right pair, with help from SkiGenie.com"

"SkiGenie, a website that's poised to do for skis what Amazon did for... everything but skis"